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DU ready to observe Martyred Intellectuals Day


Published : 12 Dec 2019 09:59 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 10:29 PM

The Dhaka University (DU) authority is ready to observe the Martyred Intellectuals Day in a befitting manner on Saturday on December 14. To mark the day a series of programs has been planned which include - hoisting of black flags, placing wreaths at the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard, offering special prayers and holding discussions on the supreme sacrifices of the most enlightened sons of the soil.

On this day, university teachers, students, officers and employees will be gathered at the premises of Aparajeya Bangla to pay tribute to the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard near the university’s central mosque, memorials near Jagannath hall and other memorials in the different residential areas on the campus.

DU teachers and staff led by DU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman will pay homage at the Martyred Intellectual Memorial Museum at capital’s Mirpur. A discussion meeting will be held at the Teacher-Student Centre with DU VC Akhtaruzzaman in the chair.

Special prayers will be offered at the central mosque of the university along with the other mosques and places of worship of different faiths for bestowing peace upon the souls of martyred intellectuals.